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Targeting Teaching: Having More Fun with Organized Kissin

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  • Matthew Wiser

    () (Louisiana State University, Department of Economics, 2300 BEC, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA;)

  • Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado

    () (The Ohio State University, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, 210 Ramseyer Hall, 29 W Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA;)

  • Sudipta Sarangi

    () (Louisiana State University, Department of Economics, 2300 BEC, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA; corresponding author)

Abstract

Several current issues in economics are centered on scheduling and matching problems, notably including the 2012 Nobel Prize winning work. Such problems usually lie outside the scope of most undergraduate courses. We present a relatively simple problem that can be used to introduce the graph theory needing to teach these interesting but somewhat difficult topics.

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  • Matthew Wiser & Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado & Sudipta Sarangi, 2014. "Targeting Teaching: Having More Fun with Organized Kissin," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 80(3), pages 855-865, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:sej:ancoec:v:80:3:y:2014:p:855-865
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    1. Okuno-Fujiwara, Masahiro & Suzumura, Kotaro, 1993. "Symmetric Cournot Oligopoly and Economic Welfare: A Synthesis," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 3(1), pages 43-59, January.
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    JEL classification:

    • C44 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Operations Research; Statistical Decision Theory
    • D47 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Market Design
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • D85 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Network Formation

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